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Beyerdynamic DT 1990 PRO Open-Back Headphones





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DT 1990 PRO Tesla studio reference headphones for mixing and mastering (open)

  • Circumaural headphones for high-end studio use
  • 250-Ohm, 45-mm dynamic Tesla neodymium driver
  • Single-sided, detachable cable with mini-XLR connector
  • Soft, replaceable ear pads and headband for long, drawn-out studio sessions
  • Made in Germany

Beyerdynamic DT 1990 PRO Detail Photograph


Uncompromising benchmark-setting studio headphones for sophisticated listening, mixing and mastering.

For decades now, professional users all around the world have placed their trust in beyerdynamic studio headphones. They have earned the trust and respect of music producers, sound technicians and broadcasters and have established themselves as a firm favourite in studios all over the world.

Beyerdynamic DT 1990 PRO Reference Sound


Power and precision are critical requirements when it comes to sound reproduction. The efficiency of our latest Tesla driver technology is characterised emphatically by high resolution and high output power. Brilliant highs, a richly detailed midrange and precise bass combine to ensure a sublime sound quality that is second to none. Together with the open-back design, the high-resolution Tesla drivers of the beyerdynamic DT 1990 headphones ensure a wide, dynamic and extremely natural stereo image. Titanium-coated acoustic fabric and carefully selected precision-woven textiles round off the balanced sound quality of these dynamic studio headphones.

Beyerdynamic DT 1990 PRO Tesla Technology


Choose between a well-balanced sound or deliberately analytical sound tuning thanks to two sets of interchangeable velour ear pads.


The open, circumaural design offers a natural and extremely spatial sound. The DT 1990 PRO Tesla headphones' optimized spatial sound reproduction makes them a reliable reference for mixing and mastering applications.

Beyerdynamic DT 1990 PRO Open Back Design


The perfected design of the DT 1990 PRO combines innovation with decades of expertise in headphone technology.

High-tech textiles and ear pads make the headphones exceptionally comfortable.

They are so comfortable you will almost forget you are wearing them.

Beyerdynamic DT 1990 PRO Robust Construction


The DT 1990 PRO are handcrafted in Germany. From the smart headband through to the aluminium end pieces, the new professional headphones are real head-turners due to their exceptionally meticulous craftsmanship with a real focus on quality and durability.


As with all beyerdynamic professional studio headphones, the beyerdynamic DT 1990 PRO headset is also handcrafted in Germany. With their high-quality materials and meticulous workmanship, these high-end headphones are a sound, long-term investment.

Beyerdynamic DT 1990 PRO Made In Germany


  • DT 1990 Pro
  • Two Velour Ear Pads (Choose Between A Well-balanced Sound Or Deliberately Analytical Sound Tuning)
  • Coiled Cable
  • Straight Cable
  • Jack Adapter 6.35mm
  • Hardcase Pro


  • Technical Data Transmission Type Wired
  • Nominal Impedance Headphones 250 ohms
  • Weight Headphones Without Cable 370g
  • Headphone Frequency Response 5-40,000 Hz
  • Nominal Sound Pressure Level 102 dBSPL (1mW/500Hz)
  • Sound Coupling To The Ear Circumaural (Around The Ear)
  • Cable & Plug 3-pin XLR plug, 6.35 mm (1/4") stereo jack plug, 3 m straight cable & 5 m coiled cable


DT 1990 PRO

DT 1770 PRO

DT 990 PRO

DT 900 PRO X


High-end mastering and mixing in the studio

High-end monitoring and recording in the studio

Mastering and mixing in the studio

Mastering and mixing in the studio and on the go


Musicians, sound engineers, producers, podcaster

Musicians, sound engineers, producers, podcaster

Musicians, producers, podcaster, streamer

Musicians, producers, podcaster, streamer


Open-back (The earcup housings are open so they retain air and sound permeability.)

Closed-back (The earcup housings are completely closed so incoming and outgoing noise is attenuated.)

Open-back (The earcup housings are open so they retain air and sound permeability.)

Open-back (The earcup housings are open so they retain air and sound permeability.)


Precise sound, very high resolution and excellent spaciousness

Precise sound, very high resolution and excellent spaciousness

Balanced bass and treble, analytical, very spatial, transparent

Spacious and transparent. Differentiated stage enables precise localisation of acoustic sources.


3 m, stretched cable and 5 m coiled cable with detachable and lockable 3-pin mini-XLR cable connector

3 m, stretched cable and 5 m coiled cable with detachable and lockable 3-pin mini-XLR cable connector

3 m coiled cable

3 m or 1.8 straight cable, detachable



250 ohms

250 ohms

250 ohms

48 ohms


Black velour and leatherette

Black velour and leatherette

Silver grey velour

Grey velour


Which is the best headphone for mixing and mastering?
For mixing and mastering in the studio, open headphones are often used because of the better spatial representation. Our portfolio includes the DT 880 PRO, the DT 990 PRO, the DT 900 PRO X and the DT 1990 PRO.

For (live) mixing in loud environments, closed headphones are usually used. From our portfolio, the DT 770 M, the DT 770 PRO, the DT 700 PRO X and the DT 1770 PRO are suitable.

What’s the difference between the DT770/990 PRO and the DT 1770/1990 PRO?
The DT 770/990 PRO is made for musicians, sound engineers, producers as well as beginners looking for a reliable, sturdy and affordable pair of headphones as a working device.

The DT 1770/1990 PRO was developed for sound engineers, producers and musicians looking for a pair of high-end studio headphones with uncompromising performance in all relevant aspects such as sound, design, comfort and accessories.

What is the difference between DT 1990 PRO and Amiron home?
Both the DT 1990 PRO and the Amiron home operate with transducers of the latest Tesla technology. As a reference headphone for studio applications the DT 1990 PRO features an accurate resolution and a differentiated stereo image. With a detailed reproduction of highs it is the ideal tool for a precise analysis of the audio material to be processed. The Amiron home unfolds its full potential mainly at home. It combines a very precise bass with transparent mids and pleasantly clear highs. Its warm, laid-back sound with a fascinating spaciousness is excellently suitable for a relaxed listening to the music and provides a top-class audiophile listening experience.

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